The Dark Half – Blu-Ray Review

The Dark Half was set to be George A. Romero's big step into mainstream studio filmmaking, but due to various factors, that wasn't the case. It's based on a deeply personal novel from Stephen King, who Romero had collaborated with previously on Creepshow—they were friends to the day Romero died in 2017. King has never been afraid … Continue reading The Dark Half – Blu-Ray Review

Polyester – Blu-Ray Review

 Polyester was the turning point in John Waters' career, because it was the first film he made with a real budget, and even a movie star in the guise of Tab Hunter. Waters had already crafted out one of the most unique bodies of work ever created in his previous underground/midnight movies, like Pink Flamingos, Multiple Maniacs, Desperate Living, … Continue reading Polyester – Blu-Ray Review

Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Blu-Ray Review

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the official sequel to the second Hollywood attempt at a Godzilla film, which was really good (unlike the first). That was a big surprise—of course, people who like monster movies had been hoping that there would be a good Godzilla movie out of the US at some point. It starts pretty … Continue reading Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Blu-Ray Review

Oldboy – Blu-Ray Review

 Oldboy has now gotten a big re-release by Arrow, including a theatrical re-release, and various Blu-Ray releases. There's a two-disc version that only includes Oldboy, but also a version that includes Sympathy for Mr Vengeance and Lady Vengeance. Both of those have been dubbed as “The Vengeance Trilogy”—though not by director Park Chan-wook really, as … Continue reading Oldboy – Blu-Ray Review